Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Grand Palace @ 6th Floor Pavilion

From all the news that have been hovering around this year, i must admit i should be rather careful with estimating how much cough syrup i drink from the bottle (as opposed to pouring out from the spoon).

You never know, sip abit too much and never wake up. In my case, i am just an awakened zombie.


The concept of Pavilion 6th Floor was to have higher end restaurants to cater for well, i suppose the higher ups. Problem is, Malaysians being malaysians, they tend to eat anything they see on sight which means one that would like to see what 6th Floor can offer would have to ignore the parade of restaurants right from the lowest floor to the highest floor.

Needless to say, the crowd on the 6th floor can be rather thin.

A few restaurants have come and gone and Grand Palace have replaced Li Jin.

The same people who came up with the "Palace" theme i.e. Jaya Palace and Imbi Palace, theres now Grand Palace.

Looking rather grand from the outside, we decided to venture for some dim sum.

I know technically speaking "roast pork aka siew yuk" is not very dim sum like, but how can one resist when they tell you it is their signature dish? Indeed the roast pork was marvellous.

On weekends, they have a counter serving out an array of claypot dishes like the black vinegar trotter and beef tendons. The vinegar was seriously thick black and apparently the blacker the better!

Another speciality, the mash sweet potato puff, the puff crumbles from the slightest bite and invites you to some creamy and not overly sweet filling.

You got chao lo bak koh too.

Some steam delights too.

Generally a nice place to eat some non halal dim sum before a good run of shopping (and you will need all the calories because i can predict some crazy Christmas shopping).

Can't wait to try dinner here.

Address and contact details:

6th Floor Pavilion

Will find the contact number, the next time i am there.


Till then, i think i need to rest my brain, it is currently facing a drought as opposed to the floodings that has been happening recently.


Sean said...

and the restaurant interior is quite nice too, rite. almost makes u forget that u're actually in pavilion :D

thule a.k.a leo said...

well, mostly are upmarket restaurants if they are located at 6th Floor!! The last time I went to Pavilion, I tried the High Tea at Cafe Stelle

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

sean: haha very chinese themed place

leo: i dont think cafe stelle is on 6th floor was it?

thenomadGourmand said...

the food did look good frm yr shots ;)

J said...

wah. Why got death and destruction related comments in your food post wan? :)

CUMI & CIKI said...

looks nice.. plus your sengget sengget photos all :P

qwazymonkey said...

Food looks good except for that black thing!

Don't die lah. The Jedi council will forgive you...

Bangsar-bAbE said...

Siew yuk looks darn fatty...and nice! But the black vinegar thing looks a bit off-putting la, especially the egg! =P

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Lyrical Lemongrass said...

Wah, a couple of my faves are there. I like the distinct layers of siu yoke. Damn beautiful lah.

Design...Point said...

the "siew yok" look reli good!!!! expensive?

Design...Point said...

the "siew yok" look reli good!!!! expensive?

UnkaLeong said...

Sure not, the blacker the better? Did it go down well?

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

unkaleong: mom say so mah, i dont take =)

design...point: ok la, but it was good.

ll: pity my dslr at home lor =)

bbabe: haha yes the siew yuk is the highlight

qwazymonkey: haha saving up money to buy single malt for the council

c&c: sengent is the new thing mah.

j: hahaha.. 2012 influenced.

tng: thanks!

CUMI & CIKI said...

Merry Christmas and happy new year babes..see you in 2010!! muaks!

eiling lim said...

i go there almost once every week! Lol... yeah their siew yoke quite good. and they make very good soup!

mimid3vils said...

Merry X'mas & Happy New Year!!!

Life for Beginners said...

Ooh, Devil's gonna love the black vinegar trotter! His fave!

And Pav is our 2nd home, after all... lol

Merry Xmas, Nipples! :D

sc said...

Merry Xmas and a happy New Year!

tigerfish said...

The black vinegar trotter is so black! Am I stating the obvious? But it is really very black.

Happy New Year!

Tummythoz said...

At grand pricing?

Hapi year-end!

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"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

123: thanks

tummythoz: decent grand pricing la, happy year end!

tigerfish: its super black!

sc: same to u!

lob: wat u waiting for?

mimi: same to u!

eiling: every wk?? wow!

c&c: c u 2010!

Chaokar said...

the sweet potato puffs like very sedap. And yeah, it's one of the 'black-est' pork vinegar i've ever seen.

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